While public subsidies for innovation enable SMEs to significantly increase their bank loans capacity, they are struggling to increase private capital investment. Which public policies should be put in place to attract quality investors?
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On May 20th 2022, SKEMA PUBLIKA, in partnership with UNIDO Brussels organised a conference entitled "International Youth at Work : Distrust of the Corporate World, Political Demands?". The conference highlighted some of the major concerns and demands that international youth have about the corporate world. The invited stakeholders (European Commission, companies, youth organizations) got to expose a useful variety of viewpoints and suggest some ways forward on this major issue.
This analysis gathers and delves deeper into the French data presented in the EYES 2021 (Emergy Youth Early Signs) report on the emerging concerns of 18- to 24-year-olds of five nationalities: Brazilian, Chinese, American, French, and South African.
The young generations have a negative view of the corporate world. This is one of the conclusions of our study entitled EYES 2021 (Emergy Youth Early Signs), which analysed the tweets posted between July 2020 and June 2021 by 18- to 24-year-olds from five countries: Brazil, China, France, South Africa, and the United States. We […]
Introduction The EYES or Emergy Youth Early Signs report sets out to capture the early stages of opinions and thoughts forming in international youths on five social issues initially prioritized by young people themselves : traditional media and the press, social media, security, new technologies and the world of work. Taking a global comparative approach, […]
Can people be trained to become entrepreneurs? Widely debated in the literature on Entrepreneurship Education and Training (EET), the question remains unanswered. It is assumed that entrepreneurship education fosters a sense of confidence or belief in people’s capacity to reach entrepreneurial success. This is what academics call “self-efficacy”, and it is a key driver to […]
The Covid-19 crisis invites us to be more measured and prudent On 15 March 2020, the world moved into a new era as a global lockdown loomed. Once the initial shock had passed, it became clear that we needed to think about how to transform our way of life. Finance did not escape this fundamental […]